15 years ago two boys disappeared from the school. The police showed me some pictures of how they look now

The police of Florida, has published photographs showing how to look for two missing persons in 2005, the boys from Jacksonville.

Mark Degner and Brian Hayes (12 and 13 years, respectively) has not been seen since they disappeared from Paxon Middle School in Jacksonville (Florida) in February 2005.

«This is a very hard year for our family, said at the Sunday service Darlene Briggs, the grandmother of Degner. — It becomes easier not. We continue to pray every day and try not to lose neither hope nor faith.»

15 years ago two boys disappeared from the school. The police showed me some pictures of how they look nowPhoto: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

According to The Charley Project, an online database, collecting and recording thousands of cases of missing persons in the United States, Degner and Hayes were students in special education.

On 10 February 2005, they ran out of school at about 13:15 hours after a dispute with the teacher.

Mark and Brian were best friends, and the day before their disappearance, the school staff did not allow them to escape from the school bus.

There is information about that mark near the school sat in someone’s car, but without Brian.

Mark had developmental delays, he also suffered from bipolar disorder and required daily treatment. Before the boy ran away from home, but have never gone more than a day. Brian Hayes has never tried to run away from home.

The families of the boys say they still hope that mark and Brian live.

«I truly believe that if Mark and Brian had the opportunity to let us know that they were all right, they would do it, said Coast News aunt Degner, Angie Campbell, in 2017. Unfortunately, the reality is that they are likely being held against their will.»

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Dehner or Hayes please call the Jacksonville Sheriff’s office at the following number: 904-630-0500 or national center for missing and exploited children at: 1-800-843-5678.